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tomorrow. simon. >> reporter: the uc regents were inside debating whether to raise tuition by 8% and protestors were angry about paying even a penny more. >> pepper spray is the least harmful weapon that we possess. exposure to pepper spray was used in lieu of a baton. it was an angry unreally aggressive crowd. reporter: in all, police arrested 13 people, 11 of them students, most from uc- berkeley. >> back off! >> reporter: the most tense moment according to police when a crowd overran one officer, took his baton and hit him with it. that's when pulled his gun. >> we had approximately 16uc police officers. we were assisted by another 35 from the city of san francisco.
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>> reporter: three officers suffered injuries. so did people sprayed in the face. >> they didn't give a disperse order. they just came charging with batons. i kept repeating i'm a nonviolent activist. my hands were down. >> reporter: this is over a proposal to raise student fees 8% next year after raising them 32% last year. >> we're about $1 billion in the hole, running the university. and this is --you know, we're only the finest university system in the world. and, you know, we have an obligation to maintain excellence and access for our students. and we can't afford it. >> i did not attend an ivy league thinking that a uc would be more affordable. >> last year, when they first hiked the student fees up they were furloughing and cutting workers back their workdays back and now this year they are increasing student fees and cutting the workers' retirement. where's the justice in that? >> reporter: uc tuition and fees follow the boom and bust cycle of the state economy.
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when types are good in the state economy, tuition and fees don't go up. during the dot-com boom tuition fees went down 5% two years in a row. but since the late '90s the tuition and fees have gone up 300%. the vote is tomorrow. that's on the 8% increase takes place tomorrow. >> thank you, simon perez in san francisco. a man trying to make a better life for himself gunned down outside an oakland church. now tonight the congregation leaders say they will use the tragedy as a stepping stone for peace. don knapp tells us they have already been moving in that direction before the killing. >> reporter: the killing of the church the man was trying to help outside the church's do might seem to be discouraging but the community says they are encouraged and will work harder to fight
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violence. classes at the church were leon's chance for a better life. he received a phone call, went outside and was shot and killed. >> all we have is a male black in a white vehicle with a female driver. >> reporter: the 46-year-old man died outside the church. >> everyone looks up to this church. it's upsetting for us. >> reporter: officer jeff thomason says they are a lead. it's the first violent death in the history of the 90-year-old church and came as they were about to announce receiving a $430,000 grant to fight violence. >> this event as tragic as it is reinforces the need for us to provide programs in this community and in fact we see it as something that encourages us rather than discourages us. >> reporter: the pastor says the church will push ahead with its grant to help develop and train new african-american faith
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leaders to promote violence prevention and help justice in oakland and richmond. >> this grant will allow us to work very presently in our community to bring about a positive change. as the dead body of leon wilson lay at the gates of the church, it is evident that our work is not yet done. >> reporter: leon wilson came here to transform his life. live from oakland, cbs 5 don knapp. oakland mayor ron dellums made his state of the city address today but ditched the live audience in favor of the internet fueling the speculation he may resign and take a lobbying job. phil matier says some more take more notice of what he close
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to omit. >> reporter: ron dellums had a dream of turning oakland into a model city. today he gave his last report on the dream kicking it off with a city-produced video of people singing his praises. >> we have collectively brought over $200 million in new federal stimulus grants to our oakland residents. >> i would have to say that ron has been a more important leader and advocate. >> reporter: he also issued a weighty report on the state of the city which like a lot of outgoing politician put the best opinion is on his years in office. for example on the key issue of public safety he praised police for the recent handling of the johannes mehserle demonstrations but made no mention of the earlier riots that made national news. he also noted that violence crime in oakland is down 14% from last year, homicides down 28%, although people are still being gunned down at a rate of over one a week. and there is no mention of the loss this year 160 police
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through layoffs and attrition. the report also highlights the economy, job creation, better aids prevention improvements around lake merritt all thanks in part to the $550 million in federal money that dellums helped lobby for the city but little or no mention of the city's ongoing budget problems leading to furlough of workers, closing of libraries 1 days a year, severe cutbacks in the maintenance of smaller parks or last summer's hike in parking rates and hours that almost sparked a recall of the city council which leads to us ask, how is the outgoing player doing himself with the folks on the street? >> from my personal perspective it's all right. >> it seems so much worse. i know it's a lack of money. >> didn't put anytime into schools, nothing into education. >> reporter: we have a question of the future of the oakland as whether they will have a ballpark or move to san jose, the port of oakland, all that
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landing in the lap of incoming mayor jean quan. >> you know the phrase preaching to the choir, sounds like dellums hand wicked the hymns. >> reporter: allen, you ever known a politician not to pick their own exit song? >> good point. just the delivery method the internet is different this time. >> reporter: that's right. >> phil angelides in oakland, thank you. he was kidnapped by phony san jose police officers and then jumped out of a two-story window to escape. tonight we're learning more about the terrifying kidnap for ransom case. it happened november 5. san jose police say men pretending to be police officers pulled over a man who just left his home around 9 p.m. they kidnapped him and brought him to a home on fargate circle. a fewer hours later the victim's family got a phone call. >> at approximately 2:00 in the morning, the suspects called back and asked for a $1 million ransom for the safe return of the victim. >> the man's family called police. they were able to track down
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the home where he had been held, though the victim actually had managed to escape by jumping out a second-story window. he wasn't seriously hurt. officers arrested five men and they now face kidnapping and robbery charges. tonight we're seeing exactly what happened during a frightening takeover robbery at a newark chuck e. cheese restaurant. >> oh, my god, that's horrible. >> newark police released surveillance video of that crime. three masked gunmen stormed in on saturday night pointing the gun at the head of a young employee, forced about 40 customers and employees into the store room after that. police say that the thieves emptied the cash register but did not rob or hurt any customers. investigators tonight saying they have few leads other than the tape. if you thought there would be pay back for the illegal housekeeper scandal, the total on the latest check written by meg whitman. i'm don ford.
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under water surveillance cameras in use for years on the russian river. i'll tell you who put them there and why coming up. it's like a discovery in the attic that we can all enjoy. some old video giving us a previously unseen trip through the bay area's past. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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pulled the rug from under meg whitman's big money quest to it was a domestic drama that may have pulled the rug out from meg whitman's big money quest to become california governor. it came down to a few thousand dollars of back pay to whitman's undocumented housekeeper. >> reporter: they arrived early for one last round in the saga that rocked meg whitman's gubernatorial campaign. attorney gloria allred and nikki diaz santillan attended a
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hearing seeking payment of unpaid wages. >> we say to meg whitman that it is never too late to do the right thing. you spent $143 million of your own money on your campaign. hopefully, you have enough money left to pay your housekeeper the wages that you owe to her. >> reporter: before the hearing, allred said whitman owes the housekeeper between $8,000 and $10,000 for wages and mileage. the original deal was for her to be paid $23 an hour for 15 hours of work per week. but allred claims whitman required additional duties that took more time. >> such as driving to the grocery store, cleaners, shoe repairs, school, library, driving to children's friend's house to take and drop off children. >> we do our best for our employers and in return, all we ask is to be treated with respect and to be paid for all the work we do. >> reporter: whitman was not at
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the hearing, but her husband dr. griffith harsh was. after three hours, a settlement was reached. whitman and her husband will pay the former housekeeper $5,500. >> we have agreed to that amount because that is almost the entire amount that we were seeking less interest and penalties. >> neither griff nor meg whitman admit that they owed any money whatsoever. it is just a very routine settlement. >> reporter: as a candidate whitman portrayed herself as tough on immigration. she said she fired diaz after she learned she was an undocumented alien. after the revelation, her campaign started losing public support. >> this is the last dying gasp in a political act that all californians are better off with now that it's dead and gone. >> reporter: a public ordeal that has now apparently come to a close.
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thuy vu, cbs 5. overstock.com is accused of taking liberty with prices. 7 northern california d.a.s are suing the site seeking $15 million in restitution and penalties. the shop is accused of making up list prices based on arbitrary markups to compare to overstock discount prices. the complaint says a patio set sold for $449 on overstock. the site said the list price was $1,000. but it arrived with a wal-mart sticker showing the price to be $247. overstock denies the allegations. all right. we are going to stock up on the rain soon. let's check in with roberta and see what we have. >> you better stock up on your umbrellas, your galoshes. you know, really with the incoming system the vein not going to be the major headline, rather, just the shift in the weather pattern with cloud cover cool conditions and wind by saturday night, as well. right now it's our live cbs 5 weather camera looking out towards the bay bridge where today's highs, 58 half moon bay
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to 78 in gilroy, oakland 71, san francisco 68. so we are still above normal. now the temperatures are plummetting very rapidly inches the sun has set and by the time it comes back up tomorrow morning we'll have fog. in fact, tonight, turning partly cloudy away from the bay. along the coast, we have the level of patchy fog. and it's now trying to saturate bayside temperatures, cooling off into the 40s. watch your pinpoint forecast because it looks like for the most part the fog is onshore for the morning commute at 7 a.m. but on top of that is another layer of mid- and high level clouds all associated with the incoming system that promises to provide us with a very wet weekend. now, tomorrow, the numbers are coming down. we are done with the 70s. that warming trend is history. we're talking about 50s and 60s across the board. 65 as good as it gets. there is a slight chance of moisture moving in in the form of a rain shower to remember into the.
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just a chance. otherwise we have rain arriving in the north bay by the afternoon hours on friday. and a wet weekend. allen, we'll talk more about everything you need to know about the weekend system that's coming up next time around. >> everything, i want to know everything. >> all right. >> thank you. a lot of good news for commercial crab fishermen and diners. quality tests show crabs out there are ready to be harvested. this is great news after several years of below average hauls. this isn't file video. this is this year. and because it looks like there are plenty of crabs, they are going to cost less for you and me. >> crabs, price isn't real lie for the fishermen but that's it for the public. >> fishermen agreed to sell crab to wholesalers for $1.75 a pound, 35 cents a pound less than last year. individual retailers will determine what consumers are going to pay. you often hear about the estimate of the crab population, maybe a specific bird theory population. ever wonder how do they count
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them? tonight don ford shows us exactly how biologists are counting fish, one salmon at a time. >> reporter: it's that time of year, fall, when the california chinook salmon make their way up the russian river from the pacific sotion. these scenes shot just a few days ago by divers show some of the returning adults battered and beaten after three years in the ocean, looking for a place to spawn. but first, they get past this inflatable damn managed by the sonoma county water agency. the fish climb two special fish ladders. as they reach the exit of the ladder, they go through this video monitoring system. so this white cage that you see here has an underwater time lapse video system. all salmon on both sides are accurately identified and counted and the count this year looks very good. >> this year, it started a
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little early. it's been an excellent year as far as returning fish. and so we think we're right about in the middle of it. >> reporter: with more than 2,000 fish counted so far, this is nearly double from last year at this time and the run still has 8 weeks to go. biologists are happy but cautious. >> the population is still at a low level compared to what it might have been historically. it's amazing to see the migration of these fish and to see these fish return every year. it's just an incredible gift. >> reporter: along with hard work, restoring the russian river, it's believed also that improved ocean conditions helped. with the fish count expected to be over 5,000, this could be one of the best fish counts in over a decade. along the russian river, don ford, cbs 5. well, a trip through the bay area's past thanks to some pretty cool old movies. that's coming up in two minutes. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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back a these days just about everyone has home movies on their digit camera or phone but if you go back a few decades, home movies get increasingly rare. mike sugerman on one man's drive to collect clips with a san francisco backdrop. reporter: this is home movie from 1954 starring the g family. it co-stars the richmond district of san francisco. >> he worked really hard, didn't he? >> reporter: the castro about the same time, a little different back then. 1941, downtown san francisco. >> everybody has those beautiful hats. we never went downtown without a hat. >> reporter: what i am watching with rick on computer was originally shot on 16- millimeter film as a home movie he collected over thers.
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>> there's film in basements all over san francisco and i'd love to do what i doon i can to get it out to the viewers. >> reporter: through the lens of the home movie camera the view is different. and that's what this archivist wantses to. >> in the foreground is the family and in the background is san francisco and you see material that you wouldn't see anywhere else. >> reporter: he has a huge archive, print, film and video in a south of market library he runs with his wife. he has been collecting home movies for years and now he is calling for more. every december he puts on a show called lost landscapes. and he always needs more material. >> when ordinary people pick up the camera and show the neighborhood and they show just that detail, you know, you see the businesses and the street signs, you see the people throwing snowballs up on mera loma when there was snow in the late '50s, there is nothing like it. >> reporter: most of the movies
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are silent. flexies were the mode of transit for city kids and shy housewives hid behind their brooms. a lot has changed but what's strike something how much hasn't. san francisco's neighborhood architecture looks remarkably the same. for more information on how to submit your home movies or attend the public showing of lost landscapes, visit cbs5.com and click on links. mike sugerman, cbs 5. before there were bridges or bart, there were people on one side of the bay who needed to get to the other. so when did the first ferries begin crossing san francisco bay? ken bastida with tonight's "good question." >> transportation to san francisco was by ferry. >> reporter: 80 years before the bridges were ever built, they ruled the bay. this is how people commuted in 1850. >> the first real ferry boatpeople was in 1850, the steamboat called the kangaroo
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went from san francisco to the foot of broadway in oakland about where jack london square is now. >> reporter: local historian joe thompson says even back then people working in san francisco were getting interested in living across the bay. >> people were actually starting to live a suburban life in oakland back then. parts of oakland were called brooklyn at the time. >> reporter: ferries seemed a good way to get around. ferry service quickly expanded to marin and then sausalito. there were boats that took people some that took people and their automobiles. even some took railcars. >> it got so popular when people were coming back from the russian river on weekends, they would fill up the boat with cars and leave right away, disregarding the schedule, and if you didn't get on the last boat, you spent the night in sausalito. >> reporter: thompson says at one point there were over 100 ferry boats operating on the bay. but once the bridges were built people began to rely on their cars. for a time, at least,
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information "the" way to commute. >> 1911, they were hauling something like 10 million a year. by 1992, 1930, they were hauling 50 million people a year. >> reporter: i need your good questions. send them to me at cbs5.com. her ratings are down, but not her spirit. >> burn a dollar bill, $75 million spent against one person and i'd like to see what your ratings be. >> who stood with nancy pelosi on this secret ballot election day and why she thinks she still deserves her leadership post. popular among the college crowd. the wallop of a buzz packed in these single cans and why they are disappearing from store shelves. and one more thing to remember when you pack for your next trip. it could save you a whole lot of heartbreak and money if the airline loses your luggage. ,, ,,
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retook the house of representatives. but she's not going an republicans used her as a targets, retook the house of representatives. but she is not going anywhere. in fact, nancy pelosi will continue to lead the democrats in the house. and she is not making any apologies for it. >> the house will come to order. >> reporter: she may be giving
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up the gal but nancy gavel but she is holding on to power. >> i look forward to remaining in leadership. >> reporter: in a contentious closed door vote democrats elected pelosi to lead them when they become the minority party in a few months. she survived a rebellion of conservative democrats who were ready to push her out. >> she was the face of the defeat that the democrats took at the polls. >> reporter: but die-hard pelosi supporters won the day. she raised millions of dollars for many of her fellow democrats and that paid off. >> because i'm an effective leader because we got the job done on healthcare and wall street reform and consumer protections, the list goes on, because they know that i'm the person that can attract the resource both intellectual and otherwise, because i have done it b and so again, you take
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9.5% unemployment, you burn a dollar bill, $75 million spent against one person and i'd like to see what your ratings would be. >> reporter: while the division among democrats made for drama on capitol hill, it was a different story on the other side of the aisle. republicans were putting up a united front. house republicans backed john bainer as leader. that means he will be -- boehner as leader. that means he will be speaker in january when the gop takes over the house. >> it was not so much an after firmmation of us but rejection of the president's policies of nancy pelosi's policies. >> reporter: policies she says she is sticking to. >> i'm proud to be part of this leadership team. our consensus is that we go out there listening to the american people, about jobs, reducing the deficit and about fighting for the middle class. >> republicans also spent the day in closed-door meetings
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with the gop freshmen as well as celebrating congressman boehner's 61st birthday. it's called a blackout in a can but now drinks that make you wide awake and fully drunk may finally get their top popped for good. dr. kim mulvihill reports on how the feds are getting involved. records a college student has tried a few energy drinks. >> i did 1 1/2 and i was having the time of mu life. >> reporter: but the combination of alcohol and caffeine can be dangerous. now the fda has issued warning letters to companies saying mixing the two sun safe. >> they will need to change the manufacturing of these products north to be in compliance with the law. >> reporter: the fruit flavored drinks have nicknames like liquid cocaine and blackout in a can. they are especially popular on college campuses where dozens of students have been sent to emergency rooms. >> it means you continue to
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drink more alcohol beyond the point where would you naturally have passed out from drinking. >> reporter: the company which makes one of the most popular drinks four four loko is now removing the stimulant from its drinks. they are already banned in four states. students in washington state are stocking up before the ban takes effect thursday. >> we sold maybe 30 cases just this morning. >> reporter: as for one student, he gave up on the drinks. >> it messes with your heart. >> reporter: federal health official warn the government can seize the drinks if companies continue making them. now, the companies that make the alcoholic energy drinks have 15 days to respond to the fda. >> seems like every generation has one of those. you know? something. all right, kim, thank you. it's one of those travel nightmares your luggage disappears and if it happens you night to be prepared. the steps you need to take to make sure the airline makes good on what it owes you in return. when i seen it i was just
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amazed. thankful more than anything. >> the little details that are changing the world for a homeless mother. and how a peninsula woman is doing the same for hundreds of bay area families. big game is saturday. and bob kicked off his one- liners today. >> opposing touchdowns are harder to come by than a straight guy at a lady gaga concert. [ laughter ] >> oh, he'll be here all week, ladies and gentlemen. hear from the coaches coming up. res. ...we don't make you come back to save. earn jcp cash -- ten dollars off when you spend twenty five, two days only! who knew shopping could be so rewarding?
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>> reporter: i don't want to leave my bags. >> reporter: she was on the way to chicago to take care of her mother's estate after her death. >> she said they would put it on the next flight. >> reporter: but she found her bag which was supposed to be in the air was still on the ground in san francisco. what she tried to report to lost american airlines wouldn't let her. >> they said we'll contact you, you know, as soon as it shows up. >> reporter: turns out, it never did. after several attempts to report it lost, they finally accepted her claim three days later. thing after months of waiting she got this in the mail. >> it said we're sorry but we can't reimburse you for your lost luggage because the rule is to report it within the first four hours. >> reporter: that's when she called five helps you and we called a travel attorney. >> as long as it's a
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reasonable time afterwards, they owe. >> reporter: when we told them american airlines did send her a $1,500 travel voucher after consumerwatch got involved, he told us... >> the mere fact that she got a voucher is another violation of the law. when they give you a voucher, they are giving you nothing. they got to give you cash. >> reporter: he also says according to a recent ruling by the department of transportation, if she does get the cash, she is entitled to more than $1,500. airlines are now required to pay for anything that is lost up to $3,300. and that includes electronics and heirlooms. but for this traveler, being reimbursed won't bring them back. >> losing anything from my mother was very upsetting at that point in time. it still is. >> reporter: for now, all she has to show for it is a travel voucher. >> if i use the travel voucher, i will only use it on small trips because i'm not want to give them my luggage. >> reporter: before you go on a
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plane this holiday season snap a photo and make a list of what's in your bag see if it doesn't show up at your destination it will be easier to prove your claim. many airlines like american only give you a 4-hour window to file. if the airline still refuses to pay, take them to small claims court and file a complaint with the department of transportation. those are our next steps with our consumer because american still refuses to give her that cash. if you have a consumer problem, call us at 1-888-5-helps-u. and, you know, it might seem overwhelming to take an airline to small claims court but in california neither side can have a lawyer present and the regulations, the department of transportation regulations, are on your side. >> boy, but they sure make it hard to get what's coming to you, don't they. >> they do. >> reporter: there are some new consumer laws in the works that may make it easier next year. >> thank you. s to most of us learned about ponzi schemes after bernie madoff ripped off his customers
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for 65 billion. these kind of schemes are happening all over the country on smaller escapes. alexis christoforous reports they are no less devastating for the victims including one new jersey grandmother. >> reporter: nancy worked hard, saved her money and expected to retire on the jersey shore. but now her house is in foreclosure and all her money is lost to a scam artist. >> i said, well, where is my money? and she said, you don't have any. >> reporter: she was the woman nancy trusted to invest her money, xena martin. they met at church and nancy eventually handed over her pension and her husband's. she received statements every month showing impressive returns, 15% and more. but those statements were false. prosecutors say martin spent the money on herself and it didn't stop there. >> i got a call from a bank saying, you're in default of your mortgage. and i said, you must have the wrong number because my
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mortgage is paid. >> reporter: nancy hired an attorney who says xena martin forged the paperwork on two mortgages, worth about $700,000. then she let them go into default. >> she caused this house to go into foreclosure. nancy lost everything she worked for. >> reporter: nancy raised four children and lost two of them to cancer. she says she will survive this tragedy too. >> i'm sad because i was foolish. [ crying ] >> i was foolish to trust her. >> reporter: xena martin pleaded guilty to robbing investors of just under a million dollars. she is serving a 10-year prison sentence. that doesn't bring back the money and retirement is now an impossible dream. alexis christoforous cbs news. it looks like today's high up to 78 degrees but at this hour we have already dipped into the 40s. i'll show that you neighborhood coming up as eyewitness news continues. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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difference in life... and what a difference it's the little things
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that can make a difference and what a difference a peninsula woman is making for hundreds of homeless families. kate kelly shows us why she is this week's jefferson award winner reporter: shanta crawford is looking forward to the future now that her family has a roof over their heads. for seven months they lived out of a truck. >> it was really stressful and i mean i couldn't focus. i mean, i was worried about where i was going to go, if my baby was going to have to sleep in the truck with us or were we going to have to go from house to house. >> reporter: but when she came to haven family house in san mateo, she was surprised. >> when i seen it i was amazed and thankful more than anything. >> reporter: thankful that her apartment was already furnished with the necessities from plates and linens to a changing table for baby michael. what do you think? >> i think it is very wonderful. >> reporter: that's exactly the reaction maria pleadwell hopes to hear from families who stay
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in transitional housing run by the shelter network where she volunteered for over a decade. >> it's not just a bed. it's not just a shelter. it's just normal, just like home. that's really we we aim for trying to make it feel like home. >> reporter: the shelter network was home to over 900 families last year, most of them touched by maria's hands. she stages the apartments they stay in with items she helps to find and arrange. >> i basically want them to find peace as they come into the shelter because they come through so much trauma in their lives. >> reporter: when maria is not transforming apartments, she works in the technology industry in the silicon valley. but she says she found her true passion when she learned that in this valley of wealth, there are over 10,000 people homeless. >> that's not justifiable. how could anybody have to live like that? >> reporter: this storage closet is a testament to the hours she devotes to soliciting goods from friends and local
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businesses. colorful dish wear, bedding, personal touches, all items families can take with them when they find a permanent home. and while she is also using her technology skills to help upgrade the shelter network's computer system, she says it's the people she helps that keep her inspired, people like shanta crawford, who now has hope in the future. >> when i get, you know, hopefully to a place where i have my own, i could give back and, you know, do something like this for somebody else that was in my situation. >> when i go home, yes, i feel tired. but i feel so fulfilled. it's the kind of fulfillment i didn't get in the corporate world records so for her years of helping to full film the dreams of families by turning housing into a home, this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to maria pleadwell. kate kelly, cbs 5. >> shelter network can use some help for the holidays. if you would like to adopt a family for season, learn more at cbs5.com, including on our logo at the top of the
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homepage, then jefferson awards. that's also the place to nominate your local heroes for the award. now let's create some local heroes. marin kids initiative is two years in the majoring to ensure that every child in that county has access to healthcare, nutrition, food and physical activity. dana king is chair of the leadership committee. >> we share a belief that each child in marin is a responsibility of every adult in marin. that my child is your child. and your child is my child. >> the group says despite marin's reputation for affluence, 3500 children live in poverty and 2,000 don't have healthcare. what a program. >> it really is. great program to start. >> keep it in mind, marinkids.org. >> it really does take a
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village to raise our children. >> absolutely. took more than that to raise me! [ laughter ] >> how amazing was it around the bay area? temperatures 12 degrees above normal. eric simonson shot video and sent it n he wanted to talk about crabs selling at 3.50 a pound. thanks, but i was looking at the background at the fog. has it made the temperatures drop. there is definitely a chill in the air. those temperatures that we have been experiencing in the 70s and 80s, out of here! >> mid-40s across the central bay, as well.
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we do have our disturbance still on track well to the north of the bay area. it's enhancing the marine layer. but right now, i'm looking at a couple of different waves shooting out in van. low pressure system. so a slight chance of rain tomorrow night. more than likely we'll see the leading edge by friday during the afternoon in the north bay. gradually sliding across to the south on saturday. i stopped it at 7 a.m. on saturday. that you see right there? that's a snowflake at mt. hamilton. our snow levels drop this weekend both days to 2500 feet. meanwhile, the rain won't be the headline. generally about a half inch of rain across the bay area. an inch in throughout the santa cruz mountains. three-quarters around the peninsula. the big story will be the blustery conditions, very raw and cool for this time of the
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year. tomorrow, temperatures are under 70 degrees everywhere. rain arrives friday afternoon, rainout on saturday and sunday, widespread showers. then a daily chance of rain showers on monday and tuesday. david, thank you for the photograph. keep those pictures coming to mypix@cbs5.com. >> hello, roberta. the as have traded an outfielder. the 49ers have a new kicker and the raiders get set to kick offer the biggest game in eight years. can campbell do this year what gradkowski did last? we'll tell you next. ,,
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steelers..they m there was a time in the 1970s when no rivalry was greater than that of the raiders and the steelers. they meet again this sunday where oakland hopes for a repeat of last year's classic. kim coyle last more. >> gradkowski up, throws... touchdown! lewis murphy... ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: the raiders were the ones dancing the polka in
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pittsburg last december. >> words can't even express what i'm feeling. i'm tired right now. >> reporter: how much does this mean to you as a father and how proud are you today? [ pause ] >> it's unbelievable. [ crying ] >> reporter: the grade gradkowski and the raiders make their return but this time around the hometown boy isn't under center and the raiders aren't two touchdown underdogs. >> that's the best way to be, move up into first place. it was exciting but at the same time comes along with this we got to continue to play well. >> i feel like going back far back into the last year's team but i don't think that's something we are going to do and we will go out and put up a win against them. we'll show people we are for real. >> reporter: while the raiders are on the rise, many in pittsburg are concerned the steelers are on the slide after a big-time beating by the patriots. >> i think that the panic comes from the media and the fans. we are 6-3, not 3-6. we put
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last week behind us and we're moving on. our focus is on a very, very good raiders team. >> we haven't done a damn thing and that's been our motto. you know? we have got to keep grinding and fighting and going to work and cutting it loose and doing what we do. >> reporter: including a little end zone polka in pittsburg. with the raiders, kim coyle, cbs 5 sports. >> raiders still don't get respect. we just called jason campbell bruce campbell there. anyway, raiders and steelers 10:00 cbs 5 after the game, stay tuned for the fifth quarter. we are home of the oakland raiders. take joe nedney off your fantasy team for this sunday's game against tampa bay. the 49ers signed kicker andrews today replacing nedney who has an injured knee. ♪ [ music ] guardsmen luch >> big game saturday stanford and cal fans squared off at the fairmont for the annual
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guardsman lunch men. stanford coach jim harbaugh tried to lay low in his pre- game comments. >> we'll go up this year and try to make a game out of it and do the best we can. don't listen to him when he says he is going to try to make it a game. that's a bunch of bs because i know what he is really telling his team. >> a comedian was the emcee of that luncheon and check the joke and the expression of jim harbaugh. >> stanford has allowed only 30 points in its last three games, which means there could be more scoring at a tiger woods tailgate party. [ laughter ] >> oh!! >> they're turning now. [ laughter ] >> oh, yeah. >> the as remain active in baseball's off season. today oakland traded davis to the blue jays for two minor league pitchers. i got to be serious here. he stole 50 bases last year. padres manager bud black wins the national league manager of the year award despite his giving back a big lead in the division late in the season. the padres had a 15-win
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turnaround from 2009. bud black won by a point over reds manager dusty breaker. bruce bochy finished third, bobby cox fourth. boxing chan manny has found his next calling. ♪ [ music ] >> yikes. >> pacquiao at lake tahoe last night. got us thinking about another famous crooner. ♪ [ music ] >> oh, baby when she moves she moves ♪ >> that of course is the great william hahn. i don't know if william can hang his on another career. >> pacquiao has left the building. no comparison. see you at 10:00 and 11:00. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive.
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